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Review Article Chemistry
Electrical Applications of Clay-Reinforced Recycled Plastic Composites

Edet Patience Ime; Ede Joseph Ajor; Francis-Dominic Makong Ekpan; Humphrey Sam Samuel; Odii Peter Egwuatu

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2024, Pages 165-178


  The search for eco-friendly and sustainable materials for electrical applications has stepped up recently, spurred on by the demand for effective, greener solutions. To meet these expectations, a promising class of materials known as clay-reinforced recycled plastic composites has evolved. Increased ...  Read More

Original Research Article Engineering
Evaluating the Effect of Span Length on the Seismic Performance of a Steel Structure with a Chevron Brace by Finite Element Method

Masoud Mahdavi; Seyyed Reza Hosseini; Abbas Babaafjaei

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2024, Pages 271-282


  The seismic performance of a steel structure depends on various factors, such as the design, materials, and dimensions. One important aspect to consider is the span length of the structure, which can influence the seismic response and the overall performance of the structure. In this study, a 10-story ...  Read More

Review Article Basic Medicine
Emerging Technologies for Eco-Friendly Production of Bioethanol from Lignocellulosic Waste Materials

Francis-Dominic Makong Ekpan; Merit Oluchi Ori; Humphrey Sam Samuel; Odii Peter Egwuatu

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2024, Pages 179-194


  In the face of growing environmental concerns and the need for sustainable energy sources, the production of bioethanol from lignocellulosic waste materials has emerged as a promising solution. This study provides an overview of efforts to enhance the eco-friendly production of bioethanol from lignocellulosic ...  Read More

Brief Report Basic Medicine
An Overview of the Infection, Mortality, and Vaccination Statistics of Covid-19 from the Beginning Until July 19, 2023

Roohallah Yousefi; Shahla Mokaramian

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2024, Pages 283-287


  The coronavirus pandemic, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, has emerged as a significant global threat to all countries and societies. Analyzing infection rates, mortality due to Covid-19, and the impact of vaccination, weather conditions, and demographic and ethnic composition on infection and mortality ...  Read More

Original Research Article Basic Medicine
Enhanced Structural, Morphological and Optical Features of Tix MnNiO (X= 1, 2, and 3 mL) Synthesized Using Hydrothermal Approach

Azmat Hussain; Saira Habib; Inam Ullah; Fahma Sahreen; Imtiaz Ahmad; Imosobomeh L Ikhioya

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2024, Pages 195-207


  In this study, a hydrothermal method was used to synthesize Tix MnNiO nanostructures for photovoltaic applications. The synthesized films display a hexagonal phase and are polycrystalline. They exhibit a preferred alignment on the (111), (112), (116), (121), and (200) planes. The angles 2 theta are (26.612, ...  Read More

Review Article Nanosciences
AI-enabled Diagnostics and Monitoring in Nanomedicine

Odii Peter Egwuatu; Merit Oluchi Ori; Humphrey Sam Samuel; Francis-Dominic Makong Ekpan

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2024, Pages 208-229


  This review article explores the transformative impact of AI in the field of nanomedicine, specifically focusing on AI-enabled diagnostics and monitoring. Nanomedicine has emerged as a promising approach for improving medical imaging, drug delivery, diagnostics, and therapy, and AI has become a disruptive ...  Read More

Review Article Chemistry
Asphaltene Structure, Separation and Purification Steps: A Short Review

Chinedu Innocent Okoye; Obiamaka Doris Oboli

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2024, Pages 230-243


  Separation of asphaltenes into multiple sub-fractions is performed using different fractionation techniques which are investigated in this study. The method chosen depends on the parameter of interest such as solubility, molecular weight difference, polarity, etc. For this write-up, the methods reviewed ...  Read More

Original Research Article Physics
Enhanced Solar Cell Efficiency with Tin-Based Lead-Free Material (FASnI3) through SCAPS-1D Modeling

Ateeq ul Rehman; Tahir Munir; Shahbaz Afzal; Muhammad Saleem; Imosobomeh L Ikhioya

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2024, Pages 244-252


  Recent successes in the development of lead (Pb) halide perovskites have urged extensive research into cost-effective photovoltaic devices, to avoid significant challenges related to stability and toxicity. In this study, device modeling was presented for lead (Pb)-free perovskite solar cells (PSC), ...  Read More

Original Research Article Chemistry
Efficacy of Adsorption of Congo Red Dyes from an Aqueous Media using Silicon Nitride (Si3N4) Adsorbent Derived from Sand and Coffee Husk Wastes

Samuel N. Ndung’u; Ruth N. Wanjau; Esther W. Nthiga

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2024, Pages 253-263


  The current study utilizes Silicon Nitride (Si3N4) as a novel adsorbent in evaluating its adsorptive ability for Congo red dyes from an aqueous solution. The adsorbent was prepared using extracted silica from sand and coffee husk biochar in an ammonia environment. The Si3N4 adsorbent was characterized ...  Read More

Short Communication Clinical Medicine
The Relationship between the Average Annual Temperature of Different Countries and the Rate of Infection and Mortality Due to Covid-19 Infection

Roohallah Yousefi

Volume 4, Issue 3 , July 2024, Pages 264-270


  In summary, this study investigated the relationship between climate, COVID-19 transmission and mortality rates. The results showed that countries with colder climates have higher infection and mortality rates. This could be due to factors such as increased time spent indoors during the winter and less ...  Read More